Specimen Information

Poecilia mexicana
Poecilia mexicana
(Shortfin Molly)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID39260
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesmexicana
Common NameShortfin Molly
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMoapa (Muddy) River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:782
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:1983
Title:The Moapa dace recovery plan.
Publisher:USFWS and NV Dept of Wildlife.
Pages:32 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:675
Author:Scoppettone, G.G.
Date:1993
Title:Interactions between native and nonnative fishes of the Upper Muddy River, Nevada.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:122
Pages:599-608
CommentsAt least partly responsible for decline of the Moapa dace.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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